Starting and Stopping Eggplant Manager

The Eggplant Manager installation program starts the Eggplant Manager processes, including the server and agent, and configures them to start automatically any time their host computer restarts. On Windows, Eggplant Manager starts and runs as a Windows service automatically.

For information about starting and stopping Eggplant Manager agents, see Starting and Stopping an Agent on the Working with Agents page.

Follow the appropriate steps below for the operating system on which your Eggplant Manager is running:

Starting and Stopping Eggplant Manager on Windows

You can start and stop Eggplant Manager on Windows, where it runs as Windows service, using either of the Start menu options or the Windows service control:

Using the Start Menu

You can start and stop all the Eggplant Manager processes simultaneously from the Windows Start menu by choosing Start > All Programs > TestPlant > eggPlant Manager > Start eggPlant Manager (or Stop eggPlant Manager).

Note: You can also start just the agent by choosing Start > All Programs > TestPlant > eggPlant Manager > Start eggPlant Manager (Agent Only). For more information about agents, see Working with Agents.

Using the Windows Service Manager

You can start and stop all Eggplant Manager processes simultaneously using the Windows service control as follows:

  1. Display the Windows Services panel by navigating to Start > Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Services.
  2. The Microsoft Windows Service control panel with Eggplant Manager selected

  3. Scroll down the list of services to locate Eggplant Manager, right-click it, and choose Start or Stop from the pop-up menu. The Status changes to show the service is started, or to nothing if the service is stopped.
Note: If the Windows Service Manager was open when you installed Eggplant Manager, you might need to exit the service manager and re-open it to see the Eggplant Manager service in the list of services.

Starting and Stopping Eggplant Manager on Mac

The following steps guide you through starting or stopping Eggplant Manager on Mac:

  1. Open a command prompt and either navigate to the Eggplant Manager installation directory, or enter the full-path to the start or stop command script. The default installation directory on Mac is /Library/TestPlant.
  2. Enter the appropriate command below:
  3. ./start.command or ./stop.command

  4. Press Enter to run the script and start or stop Eggplant Manager.

Starting and Stopping Eggplant Manager on Linux

The following steps guide you through starting or stopping Eggplant Manager on Linux:

  1. Open a command prompt and either navigate to the Eggplant Manager installation directory, or enter the full-path to the start or stop command script. The default installation directory on Linux is /opt/TestPlant.
  2. Enter the appropriate command below:
  3. sudo service eggPlantManager start (or stop)

  4. Press Enter to run the script and start or stop Eggplant Manager.

 

This topic was last updated on June 21, 2019, at 02:49:49 PM.

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